Posted by Don RoseJeff Dowd, the independent film consultant and producer, after whom the Big Lebowski character The Dude was patterned, speaks about his role in the production of films such as Chariots of Fire, Gandhi, and Kissing Jessica Stein. Writers Boot Camp presents to their community the people who truly know the business. Join them every other Wednesday at their Bergamot Station headquarters to network and to learn where the work is in the entertainment industry. The breakfast consists of eggs, potatoes, pastries, fresh fruit, juice & coffee. At 8:30am, WBC founder Jeffrey Gordon will introduce the guest speaker for a brief interview and Q&A about their particular expertise, emphasizing professional trends, new opportunities and emerging markets. Doors open at 7:45 am. Advance tickets are $20, including breakfast. Tickets at the door (when available) are available for $25. For all Think Tank writers, current and alumni, tickets are $10. Free parking is available in the main Bergamot Station lot, entrance on Michigan (see directions below). For more information, call the WBC office at 310/998-1199. Directions to 2525 Michigan Ave, Santa Monica CA 90404:
From Cloverfield Blvd go east on Michigan Ave
(Michigan Ave is just north of the 10 freeway, running parallel).
Go to the end of the street to the Bergamot Station entrance.
Park inside the lot and walk to the SW corner, Bldg i.